This is one of my favorite Lafayette County vintage photos I’ve ever seen.
It is a covered bridge that was torn down about 1952 or 1953. Joe Black, posting on Facebook, identified it as “the covered bridge at Fudgetown;”I’m guessing it was below Fudgetown (the road from Fudgetown south crossed the Yocona River with an iron bridge that was abandoned by the time I was in high school in the early 1970s). Joe Black reports that his grandfather and great-uncle tore the bridge down between 1953 and 1955. I knew of at least two wooden bridges over the Yocona River between Fudgetown and where Highway 7 crossed the river that were still standing in the 70s; I wonder if this is the superstructure over one of them.